Sometimes we bloggers simply talk too much trying to express how we feel about something like AirVenture when simply letting the story tell itself works much better.
With that clever insight in mind, may I present for your review, a few photos that made me realize what a special place – what a special experience – traveling to this town is each and every year. Hint: It’s the people!
Rob Mark, editor
The week started out a tad wet. Forget tad, it was a watery mess and will surely affect overall attendance figures
Cessna’s skunk works never would acknowledge this as their next generation project, code name Groundcatcher
Not surprisingly, Jetwhine’s editor did battle on Flight Sim with opponents he had a chance of defeating (he didn’t win BTW)
See previous shot for details!
FAA’s infamous Pink Shirt controllers at Fisk Approach Control, or as they call it, the “RayCon”
My old airplane … sniff
Women in Aviation breakfast with EAA’s Elissa Lines (l) and WAI president Peggy Chabrian
North American F-100 cockpit just the way I remember it from my early Air Force days in the 60s
And oh, the Tweet Ups
More crazies at the Sennheiser, Jetwhine, MyTransponder Tweet Up
FlyAbout Director Monika Petrillo
Bob Richards, former ORD air traffic controller, author of Secrets from the Tower and current media lunatic. He also reportedly never recovered from having Jetwhine’s editor as a trainer in the FAA.
Retiring EAA President Tom Poberezny’s infamous scout car, “Red Three”
What would AirVenture be without the kids?
And finally, Jetwhine’s editor shows off his new Cessna straw hat. Thank you Bob Stangarone!
AirVenture 2011 begins in 368 days. See you next year.